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Category Archives: Dreams

  • Housing affordability means re-evaluating the Australian dream

    • April 18, 2015
    • Neer Korn

    We are hearing a lot about the challenges of housing affordability lately. Just how will first home buyers manage to get a foothold in the property market? This issue does much more than foster debate about the practicalities of housing. It is asking Australians to abandon a pillar of their anticipated future. Owning a home is a core aspiration in this country and it is no longer guaranteed. The Australian dream has to adjust accordingly.

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  • Work/Life Balance Number One Issue for SINKS/DINKS

    • February 16, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    As part of our latest study (SINKS/DINKS Lifestyle) we conducted an exercise on priorities and aspirations. On a white board were listed around 40 key words and expressions. The group participants, all single and couples in their 20s & 30s and without children, were asked to write down the three which they felt were most relevant to their lives today. These included such things as health and wellbeing, travel, mortgage, debt, family and relationships to name a few. The one most commonly chosen was surprising. Despite none of them having kids, their most significant issue for was achieving work/life balance.

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  • Working Without Chains

    • May 11, 2012
    • Neer Korn

    There is a common dream that continues to be shared by so many Australians in relation to their working lives. Across the country, so many Australians desire to work for themselves, to be self-employed. It is about not being beholden to an employer or company and being masters of their time and solely rewarded for […]

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  • Fairy tales as enchanting as ever

    • May 3, 2011
    • Neer Korn

    Along with so many others my conversation topics last weekend invariably included the royal wedding. Talking with a couple at a function, upon hearing the name Harry mentioned, their teenage girl piped in, all smiles, proclaiming her intention to marry him. She is not alone. The fairy tale fantasy of a prince charming sweeping the […]

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